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Best Of Londonist: 14 May 2017

Your Sunday morning best of Londonist weekly round-up.

What's The Average Salary Where You Work And Live?

Centre for London investigation.


20 London Transport Schemes From 1988

Trams in Croydon? Surely not.


Secret London Places That You Probably Haven't Been To

How many have you visited?


Why Does Camden Have A Bridge Over Nothing?

What does it have to do with the Jew's Harp Basin?


This Plane Will Get You From London To Nyc In Just Over 3 Hours

It's not going to be cheap...


An Insight Into 1966 London

Twiggy, Sonny and Cher, and other famous faces.


Fascinating Photos Of London In The 1930s

When the Hoover Building was shiny and new.


London's Best Places To Drink Like A Victorian

Cocktails with a side of culture.


New Crossrail Trains Will Begin Taking Passengers Later This Month

Train geek alert.


A Ghost Tube Station Gets A New Purpose

Farewell to City Road tube station.


London's Most Historic Cafes

Double egg and an extra hash brown please.


28 Things To Do For Under £5 In London This Week

Take a sound bath


Brilliant Photos Of London's Buses

Did we get your favourite?


A Bullshit London Quiz

Is Centre Point really the centre of London?


This Is What London Looked Like In 1957

Including Hamleys' shop windows.


This Is What London Looked Like In 1961

Market traders at Covent Garden.


Fascinating Photos Of London In 1930

What the Docks looked like before City Airport


Will Londoners Really Call Crossrail The Elizabeth Line?

TfL has a Crossrail swear jar... really


A Walk Around The Area Of East London That Inspired Oliver Twist

Discover Fagin's den.


Where To Get The Best Beast Burgers

Bigger is always better


In Photos: Londoners During The War

Shelters, propaganda and the Blitz spirit.


'can Of Ham' Tower Finally Arises

Spam-shaped erection.


On Brentford's Art Deco Golden Mile

Beautiful giants.


This Is What London Looked Like In 1959

Changes were afoot at Elephant & Castle


In Photos: Very London Street Signs

The bossy, the hilarious, and the downright bizarre.


It's Finally Getting Cheaper To Rent In London

Is the bubble finally bursting?


The Ancient Wonders Of The World... In London

Pyramids and giant statues.


Thameslink Commuters To Become Moving Display At Museum Of London?

Ogle glum suits en route to Luton Airport Parkway


11 Interesting Facts About The Millennium Bridge

Officially opened twice.


Life Inside London's Most Luxurious Nursing Home

We wished we'd joined the military now...


9 Exhibitions To See (and 2 To Avoid) In London This Month

Which art exhibitions are unmissable right now?


London's Most Haunted Hotel

It spooked the England cricket team back in 2014


How Did London End Up With So Many Royal Parks?

Eight Royal Parks, and one special case.


London Places Connected To The Beatles

Where to see memorabilia and more


London Bars With A Touch Of Class

Elegance all round.


This Is What It's Like Working In A Leicester Square Casino

"When someone comes in with £50 it's dull as hell for the dealer!"


One Of London's Most Famous Music Venues Was Nearly A Monkey Forest

It was a weird 18 months.


A Night Of Translated Fiction At The British Academy

Head to Literature Week for book heaven


Tickled Pink? What's The V&a's Pink Floyd Exhibition Like?

Including a nifty audio setup...


London's Best Community Gardens

Is there one near you?


Giacometti: Tate Modern's Latest Blockbuster Exhibition

The big art ticket in town


Kol Will Deliver Your Tipple Until 5am

Nights in just got better.


The Camden Assembly

The Barfly, revamped.


Review: Farber Brings Fresh Life To Salomé

A classic with a novel twist.


Review: Angels In America Makes Heavenly Theatre

A Gay Fantasia.